Before You Laugh (or shortly thereafter)…

Spotted this in Wal-Mart earlier today.

…consider a reversal of the “sex” that’s the butt of the joke here.

It’s not a very good picture, but in case you can’t read it, the labels on the three arrows point to each “ARM,” “HEAD,” with the finale to the crotch “SNAP!”

Ladies, would you be offended if you saw something like this (in reverse: “Mommy-Proof Onesie”) in your hubby’s “Harley-Davidson” or “Smith & Wesson” catalogs? I would.

Wal-Mart’s contact page: http://walmartstores.com/contactus/feedback.aspx#2

My Feedback copy:

Was shopping in the Ladies Clothing area and I spotted a onesie someone had left on a rack of blouses. I took a picture of it because the “funny” ad-copy was in fact quite sexist and insulting. I wrote a blog post on it. I don’t know how else to send you the pic from my phone so here’s a link to the post: https://coldinkstainedhands.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/before-you-laugh-or-shortly-thereafter/

My store is in N. Richland Hills, Texas and it not “to blame” as I’m sure they only “follow orders” on the merchandise they are displaying for sale. But we’ve heard THAT line before, eh? Consider the firestorm products with “MOMMY-PROOF” or “WOMAN-PROOF” on them would cause! Please consider removing this product and other similarly denigrating items.

Thanks for your consideration in this matter.
Sincerely, Patrice Stanton

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